The State Library of North Carolina is a part of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. It is the catalyst for exceptional library services in North Carolina. It is the principal library of state government and builds the capacity of all libraries in North Carolina. It develops and supports access to specialized collections for the people of North Carolina, including genealogy, North Caroliniana, and resources for the blind and physically handicapped.
Examine digitized items from the collections at the State Library of North Carolina’s Government & Heritage Library. Topics include North Caroliniana, genealogy, the Civil War and other military conflicts, African Americans, American Indians, women and more.
Browse materials from the Government & Heritage Library at the State Library of North Carolina related to urban planning, public health, the State Fair, and other topics related to state government in North Carolina. This collection contains materials digitized under the Access to State Government Information Initiative (ASGII) grant, a multi-year endeavor directed at finding sustainable solutions for permanent public access to state government publications, public records, and statistical data.
This collection is the most comprehensive to date digital collection of core North Carolina state government documents, offering researchers a historical view of the development of the state's government and infrastructure. This is brought to you by an IMLS-funded partnership between East Carolina University, the State Library of North Carolina, and the University Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.